Week 3 Discussion – The Male and Female Divine
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
How do myths reflect and influence the way cultures view the ideals for men and women? Do they represent good ideals? Bad? What might it say about a culture if one of the genders is missing from a myth? Are gender relations and power structures in myths the same among mortals as they are among the gods? Why or why not? Are there exceptions? Use examples from this weekâ€™s reading in your response.